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Stir-fry broccoli & carrots with peanuts

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy in 1999 from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the rest of ...

Asian vegetables in a flash!

Stir-frying is one of the easiest and best ways to eat vegetables. Make your own Asian vegetable dish at home with this recipe.

Asian vegetables in a flash!

Stir-frying is just tossing the vegetables in a special Asian saucepan called a wok. Its shape is perfect for tossing the ingredients together. But don't worry if you don't have one. Stir-frying in a regular saucepan will yield excellent results, too. This quick-and-easy vegetable dish goes well with rice and any grilled fish or meat dish.

Stir-fry broccoli & carrots with peanuts recipe

Serves 4


  • Olive oil (or any cooking oil)
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped finely
  • 1 pound broccoli, chopped to small florets
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced to round pieces
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons peanuts, chopped finely
  • Pepper


  1. Over medium fire, saute the garlic in a wok or saucepan with olive oil.
  2. Add the broccoli and carrots. Toss for 5 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, honey and water. Pour over the vegetables and toss for another 5 minutes.
  4. Season with pepper and sprinkle with the peanuts.
  5. Turn off the fire.

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